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Can You Name The Disney Movie From Its Concept Art?

A lot can change about a Disney movie from when the first concept art is created to when the film hits theaters. How good are you at spotting your favorite places and characters?

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    The Rescuers
    The Great Mouse Detective
    The Aristocats
    Atlantis: The Lost Empire
    Lady and the Tramp
    Peter Pan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That was concept art from Atlantis: The Lost Empire.

    That art comes from a scene that takes place before the expedition goes underwater in search of the lost city of Atlantis. The beginning of the movie mostly takes place in turn-of-the-century America.

    That was concept art from Atlantis: The Lost Empire.
    fanpop.com / The Walt Disney Company
  2. The Walt Disney Company
    Big Hero 6
    Up
    Ratatouille
    The Incredibles
    Finding Nemo
    Cars 2
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That was concept art from Cars 2.

    Sections of Cars 2 take place in the fictional city of Porto Corsa, Italy, which appears to be based on Monte Carlo in Monaco. The characters participate in the second leg of the World Grand Prix in Porto Corsa.

    That was concept art from Cars 2.
    pixar.wikia.com / The Walt Disney Company
  3. The Walt Disney Company
    Toy Story
    Mulan
    Oliver & Company
    Big Hero 6
    Lilo & Stitch
    Monsters U
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That was concept art from Big Hero 6.

    The character in this concept art would go on to become Mr. Yama, the greatest bot fighter in San Fransokyo’s underground battling and gambling ring.

    That was concept art from Big Hero 6.
    disney.wikia.com / The Walt Disney Company
  4. The Walt Disney Company
    Frozen
    Hercules
    The Princess and the Frog
    The Black Cauldron
    One Hundred and One Dalmatians
    Cinderella
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That was concept art from Frozen.

    Before she became the ice queen we all know her as, Elsa went through a number of different character designs, including a design based on Bette Midler.

    That was concept art from Frozen.
    cinemablend.com / The Walt Disney Company / Via io9.com
  5. The Walt Disney Company
    Aladdin
    Fantasia
    Bambi
    Dinosaur
    Toy Story 3
    Planes: Fire & Rescue
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That was concept art from Aladdin.

    That concept art was from Aladdin’s daring escape from the treasure-filled Cave of Wonders.

    That was concept art from Aladdin.
    blog.disneystore.com / The Walt Disney Company
  6. The Walt Disney Company
    The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad
    Mulan
    Sleeping Beauty
    Robin Hood
    Pocahontas
    The Emperor's New Groove
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That was concept art from Mulan.

    This atmospheric scene was likely created to convey the mood of the film, and was probably not made to portray an actual scene from the film.

    That was concept art from Mulan.
    fanpop.com / The Walt Disney Company
  7. The Walt Disney Company
    Hercules
    Beauty and the Beast
    The Black Cauldron
    Alice in Wonderland
    Cinderella
    Peter Pan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That was concept art from Cinderella.

    You can make out some rough art depicting Cinderella in her enchanted ball gown and Prince Charming at the foot of the staircase.

    That was concept art from Cinderella.
    disney.wikia.com / The Walt Company
  8. The Walt Disney Company
    Sleeping Beauty
    Pocahontas
    Brother Bear
    Tangled
    Enchanted
    The Jungle Book
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That was concept art from Sleeping Beauty.

    That gorgeous landscape concept would later become the basis for the forest setting in Sleeping Beauty.

    That was concept art from Sleeping Beauty.
    trend-kid.com / The Walt Disney Company
  9. The Walt Disney Company
    Beauty and the Beast
    Frozen
    Brave
    Treasure Planet
    Tarzan
    Tangled
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That was concept art from Tangled.

    This art would become the Snuggly Duckling tavern from Tangled, where Rapunzel would win over a crowd of rough-and-tumble rogues and bar regulars.

    That was concept art from Tangled.
    dvdizzy.com / The Walt Disney Company
  10. The Walt Disney Company
    Sleeping Beauty
    The Princess Diaries
    The Hunchback of Notre Dame
    Fantasia
    The Sword in the Stone
    Robin Hood
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That was concept art from Fantasia.

    This art comes from the closing movement of Fantasia, "Night on Bald Mountain,” in which a devil character emerges from a mountain and leads his demonic minions in a night of revelry before dawn transforms him back into an imposing peak.

    That was concept art from Fantasia.
    disney.wikia.com / The Walt Disney Company
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    The Emperor's New Groove
    The Nightmare Before Christmas
    Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
    Beauty and the Beast
    Maleficent
    Race to Witch Mountain
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That was concept art from Beauty and the Beast.

    As it is depicted in several scenes throughout the film, Beast’s castle from Beauty and the Beast is pretty imposing, and the concept art proves how grim and haunting the artists planned it to be.

    That was concept art from Beauty and the Beast.
    rebloggy.com / The Walt Disney Company
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    Up
    Ratatouille
    Big Hero 6
    Wreck-It Ralph
    Toy Story 2
    WALL-E
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That was concept art from Ratatouille.

    Before he makes his way to the five-star restaurant scene, Remy is just a humble sewer rat, scampering around the tunnels below the streets of Paris.

    That was concept art from Ratatouille.
    blogs.disney.com / The Walt Disney Company
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    Hercules
    Inside Out
    Fantasia
    John Carter
    Atlantis: The Lost Empire
    The Emperor's New Groove
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That was concept art from Hercules.

    The art direction changed quite a bit between when this early concept art was created and when the final animated feature was released, but you can still see how heavily the film was influenced by classic Greek art.

    That was concept art from Hercules.
    fanpop.com / The Walt Disney Company
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    Tarzan
    Alice in Wonderland
    Peter Pan
    Pocahontas
    Pinocchio
    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That was concept art from Pocahontas.

    The character hugging Pocahontas in this concept art would likely become Grandmother Willow, the talking willow tree, in the final version of the film.

    That was concept art from Pocahontas.
    animatedheroes.com / The Walt Disney Company
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    Tarzan
    The Jungle Book
    Brave
    The Incredibles
    Brother Bear
    A Bug’s Life
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    That was concept art from The Jungle Book.

    Some concept art is intended less to establish character and location, and more to give an impression of the atmosphere, art style, or color keys.

    That was concept art from The Jungle Book.
    geekbinge.com / The Walt Disney Company

Can You Name The Disney Movie From Its Concept Art?

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